The Rock Wall

Andy Graves about ruined my lunch last Thursday when he told us that Russ Hayes had passed away that morning. No, I hadn’t heard about the wreck Wednesday morning. It upset me. I liked Russ. He was too nice a guy to have something like that happen. I’d sort of bonded with him after what

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Shoulder-to-shoulder

CHANNEL 3 REPORTS ON TRAGEDY – New KY3 reporter Karen Breit (Brayt) interviewed Fire Chief Bob Floyd and Fireman Rusty Norval about the death of Volunteer Fireman/EMT Russ Hayes. As a show of support, the entire fire department stood behind Bob as they stood behind Russ and his family.

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Russ Hayes dies following fire truck wreck

Russell H. Hayes (Russ), 62, an El Dorado Spring Volunteer Fireman for 42 years, died Thursday, Oct. 4, from injuries he suffered about 9 a.m. Wednesday morning when the eastbound fire pumper truck he was driving went out of control on Hwy. 32 about three miles west of Stockton and overturned. According to the report

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A tribute to Firefighter Russ Hays

Page Fire Dept. “Paging El Dorado Springs Firefighter Russ Hayes” “Paging El Dorado Springs Firefighter Russ Hayes” Page Fire Dept. again “Attention all El Dorado Springs Fire Department members. This is the last call for Firefighter Russ Hayes. It is with a heavy heart that we bid you farewell. You served the citizens of the

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Jail break

On Oct. 4, at about 1:32 a.m. inmate Milton Sparks escaped from the Cedar County Jail. He was able to do this with the assistance of three other inmates who lifted him up to the ceiling area where he was able to push aside a screen and then make his way to an air duct

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TRAGEDY ON HWY. 32

TRAGEDY ON HWY. 32  – After responding to probably hundreds of emergencies like house and vehicle fires and wrecks, this 1989 El Dorado Springs Pierce Lance pumper truck was the center of attention at its last emergency on Wednesday, Oct. 3. (Photo by Fire Chief Bob Floyd)

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County fixing weak spots in jail

Cedar County Commissioners and Sheriff James McCrary met with Larry Goldberg of Goldberg Group Architects, PC to discuss correcting the issues that made possible the prisoner escape that occurred Oct. 4. On Monday, Oct. 8, the situation was reviewed and it was concluded that the return air system design was not secured sufficiently.   Aluminum

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Greetings from France

MEMORIAL SOCIETY HONORS AMERICANS – On Oct. 5, the Sun received a message form Hubert Martin, the president of an historical memorial society in Alsace, France. He mentioned that we had written an article about John Yowell on June 8, 2017. The article he mentioned was one we wrote about the Elizabeth Carey Chapter of

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Chili Cook-off next weekend

The Spring City Revitalization Group chili-cookoff is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20 on West Springs Street in downtown El Dorado Springs. Cookers start cooking at 9 a.m. with the public tasting at 11:15. Awards are given for the first three places awarded by unnamed judges. There is a people’s choice award, a best booth award

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Holiday Tea Nov. 8

The Wayside Inn Museum’s annual Holiday Tea is set for Thursday, Nov. 8. There are only 15 tickets left for this dinner event. Please call Georgia Detwiler ay 876-2922 to reserve your ticket.

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